Why Alibaba Shares Are Getting Hammered Today

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd - ADR BABA shares are trading lower by 4.75% at $83.09. Shares of Chinese companies are trading lower in possible reaction to US President Biden's recent unveiling of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework to counter China's influence in the region. 

Several Chinese stocks have also seen marked weakness in 2022 and are trading lower amid a COVID-19 outbreak in the country which has caused some business operations to cease. The IMF in April downgraded China’s growth forecast to 4.4% from 4.8%, citing pain from its coronavirus restrictions.

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Alibaba is the world's largest online and mobile commerce company as measured by gross merchandise volume.

According to data from Benzinga Pro, Alibaba has a 52-week high of $230.89 and a 52-week low of $73.28.

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